TUCSON, Ariz. - Southwest Gas is still repairing the area of Calle Madera and Prudence Road after a gas leak occurred Friday, around 2p.m.
Southwest Gas and Tucson Fire crews contained the eastside gas leak around 3 p.m.
3:05p: Prudence Gas Line Update: @swgas has secured the break. Some TFD crews are clearing. Engine 16 remains on-scene. Traffic restrictions will remain on Prudence b/w Calle La Vega & Calle Arturo. #staysafetucson— Tucson Fire Department (@TucsonFirePIO) February 8, 2019
In response to the gas leak, Red Cross and the City have set up an emergency shelter.
🚨TRAFFIC ALERT 🚨— Tucson Police Dept (@Tucson_Police) February 8, 2019
Prudence Rd is shut down between 22nd St & Broadway Blvd while @SWGas attempts to repair a broken gas line. Tucson Fire and Tucson Police are on scene as well. Please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/b424CrPjOu
Police say Prudence was closed between Broadway and 22nd St.
According to Amy Washburn of Southwest Gas, a gas line was struck in the area.